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presidential primaries or caucuses. >> we have team coverage tonight. tom sherwood reporting on virginia, but we begin with b brian mooar. >> the game is not over here, but donald trump in just a natter of a couple weeks could be dominating the board. >> we're just going one after another. >> reporter: donald trump is hoping a third straight win tomorrow night in nevada will give him insurmountable momentum next week as the gop primary race goes nationwide. >> right now he's leading in 10 out of 14 states. you tell me who stops him. >> reporter: south carolina turned the republican race into a three-man contest with marco rubio narrowly edging out ted cruz for second place. it's a fight that's now getting even more personal. >> every single day something comes out of the cruz campaign that's deceptive and untrue. >> reporter: rubio decried the cruz's campaign decision to pass on a video questioning his religious faith in the
a series of dirty tricks. cruz acknowledges the video was false and asked his communications director to resign. >> this was a grave error of judgment. >> reporter: as rubio questions cruz's honesty, cruz questions rubio's ability to win. >> there are only two of us who have won a state so far, me and donald trump. >> reporter: super tuesday could prove decisive with nearly 600 delegates up for grabs. with jeb bush out of the race, cruz and rubio are fighting to win his supporters, if not an endorsement from bush himself. jim? >> brian mooar, thanks. in the meantime the democrat candidates are looking ahead to saturday's primary in south carolina. the latest poll suggests hillary clinton is leading there by 20 points or more. which may explain why bernie sanders appears to be looking ahead to super tuesday next week. he is campaigning tonight in massachusetts. with super tuesday next week, the battleground state of virginia is getting a lot
attention, both democrats and republicans plan to make stops across the commonwealth. tom sherwood continues our team coverage with that part of the story. tom? >> reporter: john kasich brought his republican campaign to george mason. >> i don't view this as anything other than selecting the best person who knows how to bring us together, solve problems, has the experience to get the job done to get america lifted again. okay? >> reporter: the ohio governor is in the second tier of remaining gop candidates in next week's march 1st super tuesday primary, but virginia is in the top tier of battleground states, both now and in the november election. state gop chairman john whitbeck. >> we mathematically as republicans cannot win the white house without winning virginia. we recognize virginia, florida, colorado, north carolina, ohio, these are the states that are really going to determine who is the next president is. >> reporter: and democrats in northern virginia ae
virginia, especially with loudoun and prince william counties, is key. >> virginia is critical. it's a swing state. i think democrats are going to have a great turnout and i think we will have a very hard-fought race between senator sanders and senator clinton. >> reporter: donald trump is leading the republican field. trump virginia chairman says expect trump back this coming week. >> all republicans know this is a must-win election that's going to determine the fate not just of the presidency but of the balance in the supreme court. >> reporter: again, virginia is one of nine states holding primaries a week from tomorrow. jim? >> thanks, tom. so the question, which republican candidate has the most momentum after the south carolina primary? and acovercording to our flash survey, most of you believe it is donald trump. the democratic party is challenging virginia's voter i.d. law in federal court. opening statements got under way today in
party of virginia argued that the law was enacted by republicans to suppress voting by minorities and young people. but a lawyer for virginia's election officials said the law is racially neutral. it's meant to prevent voter fraud. the trial is expected to last several more days. the outcome will not affect the primaries on march 1st. to our weather now. nice out there today, but rain is moving our way, and it could impact the morning commute. let's get the latest on all this from doug. hey, doug. >> yeah, it will impact that morning commute, doreen. we're talking about that rain moving on in here over the next 12 hours or so. out there today, not bad. high temperatures in the low 50s in many areas. as the sun has gone down, temperatures have fallen just a little bit but not a bad evening. temperatures around 48 degrees in d.c. 46 in richmond. some nice weather across the mid-atlantic. no rain right now in our region and, again, i do not expect rain tonight. it is tomorrow morning that we'll start to see the rain moving on in across the area.
here it is down to the south and towards the carolinas right now, down towards atlanta. this is wave number one. this going to come through the region during the day tomorrow, provide us with rain early tomorrow morning, and then showers during the afternoon, and then we get wave two in here on wednesday. that's the bigger storm system. right now rain moving in once again during the morning rush. could be snow in some areas. i will break that down for you. heaviest rain will be wednesday night and could even be accompanied by some thunderstorms. we'll talk much more about that, weather alert day on wednesday, a lot to talk about in weather and i have the full forecast coming up in about 10 to 15 minutes. >> we'll see you then. thank you, doug. it started out as a simple trip but quickly became a ride from hell for an uber driver. the people he picked up wound up attacking them after he asked them to stop drinking beer. pat collins talked with the driver and he's live in arlington with details on the case and on how officers tracked down the suspects. pat? >> reporter: wait until yea
this started as a simple uber ride from pollard street in arlington to d.c., but for three men it ended in a trip to jail. he was hit in the head with a beer bottle. punched with fists in his face. and the size window of his car smashed to bits. we're showing you his injuries but we're not showing his face or using his real name. we call him george. he's an uber driver assaulted last weekend when he tried to get some people to stop drinking beer in his uber car. he says one of the guys tried to get the keys out of the ignition and then after that came the attack. >> i tried to stop him with my hand. then from the other hand he threw the bottle at me on my head, and after that he started punching me. i tried to save myself by going down. my head was a little bit down after that. >> reporter: police arrested three men in connection with the
26-year-old justin norconk charged with malicious wounding and assault by mob. 25-year-old lance ingram charged with assault by mob. and 26-year-old jeffery rowe charged with destruction of property. >> we take this very seriously. number one, they shouldn't have been consuming alcohol in the car, so he was in the right to ask them to refrain from doing so, but then to violently attack them is absolutely inappropriate. >> reporter: so how did the cops catch these guys? well, they saw them on the road leaving the scene in a taxi. jim, back to you. >> pat collins. thanks, pat. a disturbing child pornography case at a prince george's elementary school has one lawmaker pushing for change. anthony muse will introduce a bill that will allow employers access to juvenile sex offenses if the person being considered for a job would berk
children. deonte carraway is facing child pornography charges. he had a clean record as an adult, but there were offenses as a juvenile that were protected. muse says the change would have raised eyebrows and red flags during a background check. by way of all the necessary information, senator muse is the husband of our colleague pat lawson muse. a developing story now involving the attack on a woman near the metro station. we learned the attack happened on a metrobus and the bus driver came to the rescue. four people tried to take a woman's purse about 3:30 this afternoon. the woman was 61 years old, slightly impaired, but she fought back. then the driver chased the robbers into the metro station. police took four teenagers into custody. the woman who was attacked is injured but we're told those injuries are not serious.
today for their alleged role in a violent attack on metro. they're accused of beating a man at the gallery place stop on the red line. they were arrested four stops away at the woodley park station. mark segraves has details you will see only on news4. >> reporter: the six wilson high school students charged in the january 28th attack at the gallery place metro station have all been allowed to return to school, but a judge has ordered that they cannot use metrorail, a condition some of their attorneys said was overly burdensome and causing them to be late for classes. the judge declined the request to lift the restriction saying, this condition is difficult for everyone, i'm sorry, but there is probable cause. it was just after 8:00 in the morning at the gallery place station. according to police about 20 to 30 students were on the platform when at least one teen punched a 35-year-old ma
teens joined in. >> it's troubling again when you see this type of wolf pack mentality. >> reporter: five males and one female between the ages of 16 and 17 were charged with aggravated assault, conspiracy, and assault on a police officer as well as other charges. today all six teenagers stood before the judge with their family members in court and asked for a trial. there was no mention in court of any plea deal discussions. d.c. public schools have declined to comment on the students' status or why parents at wilson high were not notified that the students were allowed to return to classes. the school is citing prifs si laws. >> i reject this notion that wild bands of roving students are attacking people on the metro. >> mark, we always hear what happens with adults when they're charged with crimes, but it's very rare that we hear what happens with juveniles. what's that about? >> well, doreen, it's just very hard to cover a juvenile case.
they're closed to the public and any of the documents that you can get are very redacted. i had to go to the presiding judge of family court, sign a waiver, and agree news4 would not release any identifiable information about the students for their families. this is what a lot of people are thinking it's a growing problem and to put some numbers on this, in fiscal year 2014, there were 42 cases of juvenilings for the most serious offenses. this is murder, sexual assault, armed robberies. in fiscal year twit2015, it was and in this year there are 23 cases with the most serious charges. >> so it's a significant problem and one that's hard for us to cover the outcomes on. >> absolutely. news4 has made a commitment, we're going to follow this case gavel to ga
in-depth look at the juvenile justice system. an uber driver admits to killing six people but there's one really big question that remains unanswered. a new clue in the search for a man behind a sex assault in virginia. how he was able to get inside the home as the police reveal new details about the suspect's connection to the victim. rush hour tolls set to kick in here along 66 inside the beltway but you don't want to pay it.
today bail was denied for an uber driver accused of going on a deadly shooting spree in michigan over the weekend. jason dalton is charged with killing six people. prosecutors say he confessed to the crime, but they're still trying to figure out why he did it. nbc's chris pollone has the developments. >> reporter: 45-year-old jason dalton, a husband and father of two and an uber driver, now charged with six counts of mird plus two counts of assault with intend to murder along with weapons charges. >> the defendant did murder mary lou nye. >> reporter: dalton remained in jail as a judge arraigned him over closed circuit video. prosecutors in kalamazoo, michigan, say dalton conducted that killing spree over about six hours saturday night all while contig
but as of now, they still don't know why it happened and what, if anything, ties the victims together. why th why. >> this was not just a momentary lapse. it was not just a crime. there was nothing that provoked this. there is videotapes of these ins depss. he walked up on these people and he shot them. >> reporter: in all eight people were shot in three separate locations, a woman at an apartment complex, a father and son at a car dealership, and five people in a restaurant parking lot. among the dead there, bart nye's mother and aunt, best friends who were killed after going to a play. >> i don't know how i'm going to explain it to my son. doesn't get to see his grandmother ever again. >> reporter: people in the community still stunned over the seemingly random killings have come together to pray for the victims. >> six people, people of all ages, all walks of life, innocent, minding their own
business. >> uber says dalton passed a background check. police say he has no prior criminal record. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. the supreme court is back at work today for the first time since the death of justice antonin scalia. chief justice john roberts opened the session today with a tribute to scalia. he remembered him as a colleague of irrepressible spirit. the black drapery will remain on scalia's chair for 30 days as the justices mourn their colleague. afterwards, they will shift their seats to establish the new order of seniority with judge anthony kennedy as the senior associate justice. a spot will remain open at the end of the bench until the next justice is nominated and confirmed. one of the most powerful women in the u.s. senate is battling breast cancer. claire mccaskill revealed the diagnosis on her tumblr page. it was detected during a
good and she's expecting a full recovery. mack caka she will be in st. louis for the next three weeks receiving treatment. it could cost you $9 one way on the beltway once rush hour tolling begins. that's inside the beltway once the tolling begins. there are ways to beat those tolls, however. or driving altogether for that matter. transportation reporter adam tuss out along i-66 in arlington now with more on this. adam? >> reporter: that's right, jim. rush hour tolls set to kick in here on i-66 inside the beltway about next summer, but, hey, you don't want to drive here, you don't want to pay the toll, there is a way you can get a free ride. those car pool slug lines. if you want to get the best ride possible on 66, start thinking about being a slug. slug lines are already very
and new park and ride lots are being considered along 66 to make slugging easier. leaders like fairfax county board of supervisors chairman sharon bulova hopeful. >> it would be great if they were to see more of that, where people created ways of being able to car pool. >> reporter: but vdot says it's looking like summer of next year that express lane type variable tolls will be in place here, and those tolls will allow non-hov drivers to use the road. it might sost you quite a bit, $5 or $6, but the possibility of $9 tolls one way could exist or they could even be higher. eastbound side is also going to be widened through a lot of arlington. vdot says it can get it done without taking homes, businesses, or impacting trails. there is skepticism. libby
>> hopefully we can do it without moving too many things. there are a lot of unknowns. it's my job to be careful and we're going to be really monitoring this. >> reporter: a construction to widen the road not expected for about two more years while the widening scenario gets studied. so you want to check out the project time line? you can find all the information on our nbc washington app. just search i-66. going to be interesting to see what happens here, jim and doreen. >> adam tuss, thank you. next, a woman found pushing her dead child in a playground swing will avoid jail time. what we know about her mental state amid the disturbing discovery. also a new warning about a popular app used for buying and selling items. we'll have the advice from police to ensure that you don't fall victim. >> reporter: news4 welcoming you back to havana
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>> now what? get the umbrellas out. we needed them yesterday for a little bit and tomorrow into the next couple days, especially wednesday, i'm really expected to see a lot of rain. one to two inches between now and wednesday. i mentioned now, nothing going on across our area. it is a very nice end to what's been a pretty nice afternoon. we're seeing the clouds right now. temperatures 48 degrees after a high in the low 50s today. so temperatures a little bit above average with that southerly wind. still 45 in gaithersburg right now. 47 in culpeper. martinsburg coming in at 45 and i'm not expecting temperatures to drop all that much all that quickly, but by early tomorrow morning we could be dealing with rather cold rain and maybe something else. storm team4 radar not showing anything in our region but it's just down to our south as we widen out. you can start to see showers taking place down towards southern portions of north carolina, south carolina, down towards alabama. seeing some of the heavier rain here. this is storm system number one. storm system number two you can start to see it coming out of the rockies. that's the one that's going to be the bigger storm. that s
we have not one, but two storms to come through. now, here is your hour-by-bour forecast for tomorrow morning. notice the rain across our region. mostly to the south at 6:00 a.m. by 7:00, 8:00, it's everywhere. also notice an area of snow maybe around martinsburg over towards shepherdstown, frederick, westminster, hagerstown. we could see a little snow at the onset here but it's not going to mean much. i mean, yeah, we're going to see some flakes, but the roads should just be wet. we do think the temperature should remain at or a little above freezing, so we're not too worried but this is the area we would see the potential for some flakes. may last an hour and then quickly changing over to rain by 9:00, 10:00. by noon everybody is seeing the rain. it will be fairly steady during the morning hours and tomorrow afternoon it becomes more of a shower e event. we will see some showers even through the afternoon tomorrow. keep the umbrella handy. wednesday a little bit of reverse. we see the showers early. showers around 7:00. they in
the rain comes in late wednesday into wednesday night. we see some potential for some heavier rain back to the west around 44:30. with that we could see rumbles of thunder. we are under a marginal risk for strong thunderstorms on wednesday. that's something we'll be watching, too. could produce locally heavy winds. that's something we'll be watching here. tomorrow morning, 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. at the bus stop. so a chilly rain. tomorrow really will be a chilly, rainy day. high of only 44 with the showers continuing across the region so that impact forecast tomorrow, we've got it up to a moderate because of the fact you will need the umbrellas because of the fact you will need the jackets but again nothing too heavy. the heavy rain really does come during the day on wednesday. 44 on your tuesday, wednesday a weather alert day. temperature around 58 degrees. once again the wednesday, we'll see showers early. heaviest rain late. i'll see you coming u
6:45. that's about 20 minutes. >> okay. thanks, doug. looking for clues in charred debris. we'll tell what you investigators are now say being a fire that damaged a federal facility in maryland. i'm darcy spencer in the alexandria area, fairfax county, where police are going door to door showing a composite sketch of a man they're looking for in connection with a sex assault. so how did this man get inside the victim's apartment? i'll have a live report ahead. and progress along the banks of the potomac river. see what it took to get these geese back into the wild several
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right now a new clue as police are out in force searching for the man who broke into a woman's home and sexually assaulted her. news4 is in cuba with local leaders as they meet with top officials there in an effort to strengthen diplomatic ties. motorcycles, guns, and a popular mobile app. the new way criminals are targeting unsuspecting victims as police reveal details on the sting that landed two guys in jail. police are trying to find this guy, we'll show him to you in a second. they say he broke into a woman's home and sexually assaulted her. >> this happened on saturday morning in the alexandria section of fairfax county and that's where darcy spencer is tonight. she's learning more about how the suspe
inside. darcy? >> reporter: that's right. fairfax county police have been out here in this neighborhood all afternoon handing out flyers like this one with that composite sketch. this investigation taking place in a very large apartment complex here in the alexandria area of fairfax county. and tonight police are telling us that the attacker was able to get in by manipulating a lock. fairfax county police officers go door to door at the woodlawn garden apartments in the alexandria area. they're trying to identify this man shown in a composite sketch. police say he broke into a woman's apartment and sexually assaulted her. the victim was able to provide enough information about her attacker to develop the drawing. the assault here has many neighbors frightened. >> i'm scared. i mean, i come home at night, i'm afraid because i'm a woman, and it's not easy because you have two kids, and i don't have no man in the house. i'm
happened. if something happened can anybody save my kid life? that's scary. >> reporter: police tell news4 the man broke in between 2:00 and 3:00 in the morning saturday here on blankenship street. the victim in her 50s found the intruder in her home when she woke up. police say he got in through a ground level window or door. >> was this a break-in or -- >> we are doctori considering i a burglary. i'm not to what extent he manipulated that lock. >> reporter: it's unclear if she was targeted. do you believe she was targeted. >> we have nothing at this time to believe she was targeted for a specific reason. >> reporter: but she may have known the guy, seen him at some point? >> it's quite possible. >> reporter: the apartment complex is home to a diverse community. they handed out flyers in english and spanish. did you see police activity out here? >> a lot of police. >> reporter: the victim was initially taken
we're told she was treated and released and has been working with police around the clock to try to get this guy identified and off the streets. back to you. >> darcy spencer reporting. thank you, darcy. a d.c. police captain is off the job tonight and charged with dui after a crash this weekend. d.c. police say that captain paul shelton rear ended another driver on i-295 in southeast just before 10:00 last night. nobody was hurt but captain shelton was charged with driving under the influence. his police powers have been suspended. captain shelton is a 29-year veteran of the force. investigators are sifting through the debris trying to figure out what sparked this fire at a federal facility in maryland. flames were shooting out of the building when firefighters arrived this morning. it started inside a boiler building at the beltsville agricultural research center. the roof collapsed during the fire, but fire crews were not inside at the time. a mother who lives in
go to jail in the death of her toddler. 3-year-old ji'aire lee was found dead in a swing at a park in laplata last may. today his mother, romechia simms entered an alford plea to involuntary manslaughter. what it means is she did not admit guilt but did acknowledge there was enough evidence to convict her. the toddler died of dehydration and hypothermia after simms left him in that swing for two days. simms suffers from schizophrenia. as part of her sentence she has to take her medication and continue seeing a psychiatrist. nearly half of the birds rescued during an oil spill on the potomac river are back in the wild tonight. 21 geese were released along the river in alexandria this afternoon. they hopped out of cardboard bocks and looked around curiously. others waddled away from the water and started hun
food in the grass. we're told they're all healthy and ready to return to the area. more than 50 birds were saved after oil leaked into the river near reagan national airport last month. tristate bird rescue and research cleaned and rehabilitated those birds. dominion virginia power admitted the spill came from its crystal city substation. the u.s. coast guard says it has been contained now. it's been quite a busy day for members of a local delegation on a mission to cuba. d.c. mayor muriel bowser, montgomery county executive ike leggett and virginia's secretary of commerce and trade maurice jones are all exploring business opportunities on that island nation. our david culver is with them and joins us right now live in havana. david? >> reporter: hey there, vance. last time i was doing a live interview with mayor muriel bowser it was at the height of the blizzard. so here we are in a very different setting. >> for sure. >> reporter: i know you have had a busy day. i want to talk about that in a moment but one thing i notice, m
the plane and the crowd at the international airport, you were taken right onto the bus but you said, wait a minute, and you got back off the bus and you just wanted to take in some pictures and take things in. what strikes you so far. >> it's important for us. we're part of a historic delegation we think from washington, d.c., the first time a mayor and representatives of maryland and virginia are coming on an international exploratory mission, and it's been very important to me, and i am kind of walking for a lot of washingtonians when i come to this island. while we have a very busy schedule and we're meeting with very important people and talking about issues of great importance for both of our countries, i didn't want to forget that this was a historic moment. >> reporter: it is a historic moment and, you know, today in particular you had several meetings with cuban ministers. >> yes. >> reporter: what is the takeaway for folks back at home. what can they expect with a delegation from d.c.,
>> i think we all agree, we agree with president obama that more normal relationships with cuba are in the best interests of our countries, and we wanted to see, we brought members representing the business community and education, construction, infrastructure, health care to see what we could learn from cubans, but also to see what opportunities will exist for americans. we know that americans will want to come and visit cuba, so we want to see how more normal relations and ease of travel will happen. the secretary of transportation was here last week to talk about more direct flights, but we also want to see what we can learn from cubans who had made tremendous advancements in education and health care. >> reporter: and you said you are paving the way for president obama. >> it was fun to learn just before we left that the president announced his visit. in talking to all the government
are excited for the president's visit. >> reporter: mayor muriel bowser, thank you so much for being with us. vance, doreen, we'll send it back to you. >> thank you, david, madam mayor. up next, the wife of a notorious drug kingpin is breaking her silence. also the federal government firing back at apple in an effort to learn more about the san bernardino killers. here is doug. well, we have some light to moderate rain tomorrow, but then on wednesday we get a chance for some storms. the high winds could be a factor here as well as the potential for flooding. we'll talk a little bit more about the wednesday
aispuro. she tells telemundo that she is afraid for her husband's life. she says prison guards are torturing him by not allowing him to sleep. she says she does not see el chapo as a torturing and murderous drug lord. he is el chapo's third wife. they have twin girls together. the last thing he told her in prison, she said, was don't worry, everything will be all right. el chapo is being held at the same prison from which he escaped seven months ago. the cell phone privacy fight between the fbi and apple is escalating. tonight prosecutors say apple helped federal agents at least 70 times in the past 7 years when they
extracted from iphones. then suddenly last year apple refused to break into the phone of a suspected meth dealer in new york. well, that set up apple's current position against helping the government in the case of the san bernardino shooters. the fbi wants the company to hack the cell phone of syed farouq. farouq along with his wife killed 14 people. apple has until friday to file opposition to the request. metro is unveiling plans to transform one of their stations, but it all hinges on one thing. you can buy and sell almost anything on the offer up app but that doesn't mean you should just go anywhere to pick the stuff up. i'm tracee wilkins. coming up on news4, why prince
it's a popular app that helps buyers and sellers connect with the touch of a smartphone, but it can also help thieves easily find innocent victims. prince george's county police say they're investigating several cases connected to an app scheme. bureatracee wilkins joins us live. >> reporter: most people are using these apps and doing the right thing. they are buying and selling, and that's what criminals know and it's part of the reason that they're using these apps to prey on people. police are saying you need to use them safely. >> if something doesn't feel right, trust your gut. >> reporter: and police say that needs to be the rule of thumb with buying something in person that you found on an app. >> when they're using apps suc
of that nature, we're urging the community to really use caution. >> reporter: 22-year-old tyrone strickland jr. and 36-year-old andray speller robbed two teenagers at gunpoint. they say they used the buy and sell app offer up to do it. >> we have seen an increase in suspects utilizing these applications to set up the victims, to lure them out of areas where they may typically be familiar with. >> reporter: in this case police say two claimed to be selling a dirt bike. two teens from anne arundel county met the suspects on abel avenue where they were robbed. police recovered this handgun from one of the suspects loaded with an extended magazine. >> it's certainly frightening, that amount of firepower is certainly of a concern to us. >> reporter: prince george's county police are working on seven similar cases where criminals are targeting would-be buyers on apps like offer up and craigslist. >> they're luring them out of an area to where they'd like
the robbery and they are robbing the victim with the expectation they will have funds with them because they are looking to purchase an item. >> reporter: police caught the two suspects by conducting their own sting. they're asking app users to practice good judgment. >> someone who is looking to sell you something for -- that is not stolen, that it's not some type of illegal issue should not have an issue with meeting new a public place such as a shopping center. >> reporter: police say you as the buyer should make the location. it should be during the daytime, bring someone with you. they also say a good place to go could be your local police department during the day time. we have plenty of other tips for folks in this position, and you can go to our nbc washington app and take a look at buy and sell app to see the tips we have offered. reporting live, i'm tracee wilkins. jim, back to you in the studio. >> thanks. we are getting our first look at the possible redevelopment of a g
metro station ahead of a public meeting tomorrow. the proposal would transform the station property into a mixed use development with a hotel and office, retail, and residential space. a new eight-story parking deck would also be built. the whole plan is contingent on the fbi choosing that site as its new headquarters. the meeting tomorrow begins at 6:30 in the evening at the greenbelt metro. >> quite a project. quiste a nice day we had today. >> after highs in the saturday in the 60s. beautiful, right? >> you talked earlier and all you talked about was rain, rain, rain. it's february. do you see any snow, doug? yes or no question, bro. come on. >> i see chances. i see chances of snow but just like this one, we're looking at this last week talking about the potential for a big storm. we're going to have a big storm, but this one going way west. it shifted so far west chicago is going to see the snow this time. >> this will be enough rain to
left. >> we still have some snow left out there. it actually could be enough for some flooding so that's going to be an issue over the next couple days. not tomorrow. tomorrow's rain just on the light to moderate side across the area. and this evening really not bad. sunset tonight, by the way, 5:53. next week sun goes down after 6:00. 46 degrees at 7:00. 44 by 9:00. a little on the chilly side by 11:00, but we're still dry all night. the rain doesn't move in until tomorrow morning. 43 in gaithersburg. over towards the hyattsville area coming in at 47 degrees. it's a cool night but not bad at all after a high in the low 50s. pretty nice monday. no rain to talk about here, but it's just down to the south. we've got the rain down towards alabama, down towards atlanta, down towards the carolinas. that's the rain that's moving our way. that is storm number one. you can actually see storm number two making its way our way down there towards the rocky mountains.
potential for some strong winds, maybe even the potential for strong thunderstorm or two. hour-by-hour forecast, 44 degrees at 3:00. shower activity during the afternoon. and then here comes that rain forecast. thank you, vance. thank you, vance. >> that's good? >> yes, sir. one to two inches of rain is what we're expecting here. two inches or more back to the west. so, again, we could see the potential for some flooding here as we move on through the next couple days. let me show you that seven-day forecast. put that right by my desk. thank you. 58 degrees, a weather alert day on wednesday. 56 on thursday. the weekend not bad, a little cool on saturday. pretty nice though coming up on sunday. >> he'll bring you some more water. >> a whole bucket full if you want. now that my mission of mercy is done, we go to sports. bryce harper, and you can't blame him, can you? he says it's the last time he's going to talk about that incident in
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whatever. >> i like wily coyote. >> except he's a loser. >> the coyotes don't cause any fear though this year. i think it's just the caps. the caps are the ones everyone is scared of. the caps are in action tonight hosting the wily coyotes. they're gunning for history. if they can keep up this torrid pace, they will set a lot of records. caps are not looking up at anybody. the number one team in the league. they have different guys stepping up at different times. so many have contributed to help the caps have one of the best seasons in history. 90 points right now through 57 games. if they win tonight, the caps will be the first team to ever win 44 of their first 58 games. quite an accomplishment. one of the caps we're going to try to forget about every time they take the ice.
big of a challenge as we're going to get mentally. keep growing our game and focusing on every game is going to be tough and we're looking forward to it. >> we've had that target for a while now on our back. we're almost a measuring stick game. we look at ourselves that way against a couple taements and other teams we know they're going to come in and give us their best, so if they're not matching their intensity, it can be tough to win games. >> taking a look at the caps, the next three are at home including tonight with the coyotes. canadiens on wednesday and the minnesota wild on friday. then on sunday the caps are going to travel to the place they call the mad house on madison for a date with the western conference leading chicago blackhawks. you got to see that right here on nbc 4. that's a can't-miss game. so many story
washington nationals. the first bryce harper being reunited with papelbon. this dugout was one of the lasting images of the 2015 nationals season. he addressed the scuffle in a number of interview but today wanted to put the story to rest in his first media session in florida. >> this is the first time and last time i'll talk about it. just something that happened, something that, you know, got blown up out of proportion. it was squashed that day and things happen during the year and it's just part of baseball and part of sports and life and you try to build from that and do everything you can to not let it happen again and hopefully we can go about it the right way this year and do everything we can to come together as a team and as a family and it's all that matters. i just want to win. i just want to be a family out there pulling on the same rope every single day working hard, and doing everything we can as an organization to get better and win ball games.
list for jason. i bet we're going to talk about it somewhat. jason pugh is on his way to florida. >> what a rotten assignment. >> 71 degrees there right now. who is going to play shortstop? how is the rotation looking. how is dusty baker gelling with his team. all that from jason this week. i'm not mad at all. college basketball has not been for the faint of heart. in just a two-day span this past week, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth ranked basketball teams, the ranked teams in the country, they were all upset. the terps, of course, number six. they had a wild week. maryland ranked sixth but two straight losses, they fell to tenth in the latest rankings. thankfully they ended the skid with a big home win against michigan. next up a visit to purdue on saturday. cavaliers cruising these days. uva up to number three in the nation. a tough test tonight on theo
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